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People with hepatitis C virus (HCV) are more likely to drink excessively or to have quit drinking.
Two recent studies have come to conflicting conclusions about whether HIV coinfection affects the chance of achieving a hepatitis C cure.
Injection drug users who are cured of hepatitis C experience a raised quality of life but remain at risk of contracting the virus again.
Following high upfront costs for expanded testing for and treatment of hepatitis C, the net long-term social value would be substantial.
Expanding testing and treatment of hepatitis C would free up many livers for transplantations into people without the disease.
The enhanced liver fibrosis (ELF) assay is a superior marker for predicting the risk of death among women with HIV and hepatitis C.
Despite being at high risk for hep C, baby boomers—those born between 1945 and 1965—are often unaware they should be tested for the virus.
Numerous obstacles stand in the way of ending the hepatitis B and C virus (HBV/HCV) epidemics in the United States.
Consuming coffee, even decaf, could protect against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to a mouse study.
Generic versions of major hepatitis C drugs are apparently very effective.
Gilead’s experimental hepatitis C treatment for all genotypes boasted a high success rate among those treated for the first time.
U.S. guidelines for hepatitis C testing may miss up to a quarter of cases, according to new research.
Researchers are launching trials of a $300 generic hepatitis C regimen that could help expand treatment of the virus in poorer nations.
People who receive hepatitis C treatment from community-based treatment providers are cured at the same rate as those who see specialists.
People with hepatitis C do just as well with a liver transplant that is infected with the virus as those receiving an uninfected organ.
There is a possible association between hepatitis C virus (HCV) and head and neck cancers.